Are we just weeks away from a U.S. invasion of Pakistan? General David Petraeus, the head of Central Command, which covers all U.S. forces in the Middle East and south Asia, is now saying that there may be just two weeks left to prevent the Taliban from overthrowing Pakistan’s increasingly fragile government.
Just a few weeks ago, radical Islamic militants advanced to within 60 miles of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan.
Renewed fighting between government forces and extremist forces has left dozens dead in just the past few days.
General Petraeus is now saying that “the Pakistanis have run out of excuses” and that they are going to have to take the militants head on if they want their government to survive.
Even Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is talking tough. Last week she publicly accused the Pakistani government of “abdicating to the Taliban”.
In a recent interview with Fox News, Clinton made this stunning statement: "If the worst, the unthinkable, were to happen, and this advancing Taliban encouraged and supported by al-Qaida and other extremists were to essentially topple the government for failure to beat them back, then (Read More....)